From: Jim Whitehead (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Aug 20 2000 - 11:43:01 PDT
Hmm, I wonder what would happen if Gore focused on this. With the polar ice
cap melting, you would definitely want a President with good environmental
credentials, and dramatic new evidence like this could be exploited to
create a sense of urgency about global warming.
> Ages-Old Polar Icecap Is Melting, Scientists Find
> By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
> The North Pole is melting.
> The thick ice that has for ages covered the Arctic Ocean at the pole
> has turned to water, recent visitors there reported yesterday. At
> least for the time being, an ice-free patch of ocean about a mile
> wide has opened at the very top of the world, something that has
> presumably never before been seen by humans and is more evidence that
> global warming may be real and already affecting climate.
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